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CDE Application

Preschools Shaping Healthy Impressions through Nutrition and Exercise Application

Nutrition Services Division

This application is for the California Department of Education (CDE) Preschools Shaping Healthy Impressions through Nutrition and Exercise (SHINE) Program.

Preschools SHINE is a statewide recognition program that showcases the outstanding work that many California child care centers and day care homes do every day to promote the health and well-being of young children.
Agencies applying for multiple sites must submit a separate online application for each site interested in applying. This includes current Preschools SHINE awardees and new applicants.

This application should take approximately 45 minutes to finish in a single session. To complete this application, all questions must be answered. When responding, please avoid inclusion of personally identifiable information (PII) of pupils. Such information may be protected from disclosure under FERPA, SOPIPA, the Information Practices Act and other data privacy laws.
For assistance with completing this application or to request a hard copy of the application, please contact Courtney Hardoin, Nutrition Education Consultant, by phone at 916-324-0578 or by e-mail at PreschoolsSHINE@cde.ca.gov.
For more information about the CDE Preschools SHINE Program, visit the Preschools SHINE Web page.
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